FROM THE PRESIDENT, ANDONE LAVERY
We’ve just concluded the TOS Council election, and from the list of outstanding candidates for each position, I’m pleased to announce the following new Council members:
President-Elect: Deborah Bronk
Biological Oceanography Councilor: Kim S. Bernard
Early Career Councilor: Erin Satterthwaite
Education Councilor: Sara Harris
Ocean Data Science Councilor: Vicki Ferrini
Ocean Social Science and Policy Councilor: Leopoldo Cavaleri Gerhardinger
Physical Oceanography Councilor: LuAnne Thompson
The list of all Council members is available here, and I am excited to work with all of them on the TOS 2030 Strategy planning process. I would like to thank all candidates who participated in the election. We look forward to sharing ideas for the future of TOS after the newly composed Council has had the opportunity to meet.
JUSTICE, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION (JEDI) COMMITTEE UPDATE
Over the next four weeks, JEDI Committee members will participate in a multi-day retreat to help guide them as they work to develop the committee’s mission. Stay tuned for updates!
JUNE 2021 OCEANOGRAPHY STUDENT NEWS IS ONLINE
Keep up to date on oceanography student resources and opportunities. > Read now
THE MARCH ISSUE OF OCEANOGRAPHY IS ONLINE!
As the guest editors write in their introductory note, “This special issue of Oceanography is the culmination of a decade of research supported by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI). The collection of articles describes key advances, surprises, and novel discoveries for the Gulf of Mexico and other regions where GoMRI research was conducted and has application. Also included are lessons learned and outstanding research needs and gaps to inform future activities and efforts.” The March issue also includes Ocean Education articles, Regular Issue Features, and the new JEDI column along with the regular education and Ripple Marks columns.
> View the Table of Contents and articles
THE MARCH OCEAN EXPLORATION SUPPLEMENT IS ONLINE!
New Frontiers in Ocean Exploration: The E/V Nautilus, NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer, and R/V Falkor 2020 Field Season is the eleventh supplement on ocean exploration to accompany the March issue of Oceanography. The booklet contain summaries of the 2020 expeditions, including initial results; highlights of new programs and initiatives, many of which were catalyzed by the pandemic; and information on future exploration plans.
> Read the supplement
JAPANESE TRANSLATION OF “TEACHING PHYSICAL CONCEPTS IN OCEANOGRAPHY” IS NOW AVAlLABLE
Masahiko Fuji of Hokkaido University generously translated the TOS-published “Teaching Physical Concepts in Oceanography” into Japanese. The Japanese translation is a great addition to the English, Spanish, Catalan, and French versions of this widely used hands-on booklet.
> Download the booklets
EARLY ONLINE RELEASES
Surface Wave Breaking Caused by Internal Solitary Waves: Effects on Radar Backscattering Measured by SAR and Radar Altimeter
By Jorge M. Magalhães, Werner Alpers, Adriana M. Santos-Ferreira, and José C.B. da Silva
DIY OCEANOGRAPHY • A Simple and Inexpensive Method for Manipulating Dissolved Oxygen in the Lab
By Kara J. Gadeken and Kelly M. Dorgan
Implosion in the Challenger Deep: Echo Sounding with the Shock Wave
By Scott Loranger, David Barclay, and Michael Buckingham
Teaching from Home?
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